Category: Noncustodial

Cash Runs Dry at ATMs as Protests Escalate in Chile

Cash Runs Dry at ATMs as Protests Escalate in ChileThere’s a lot of unrest in Chile right now as the country has seen massive protests against government manipulation and an escalation of financial problems. Local reports detail a few banking establishments have been burned after customers started having issues withdrawing cash from ATMs. Issues with the bank machines that don’t work coupled with rising […]

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Decentralized Exchanges Are Evolving at Last

Decentralized Exchanges Are Evolving at LastThe humble DEX has come a long way since the days of Etherdelta. While not all of those steps have been forward – such as the enforcement of KYC on IDEX – the scope and quality of decentralized trading platforms has evolved greatly. As an examination of several new and emerging platforms shows, DEXs can […]

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UK Regulator Ramps up Crypto Investigations and Considers KYC for Wallets

Crypto Investigations Rise in 2019 According to UK RegulatorThe U.K.’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has been relentlessly scrutinizing cryptocurrency startups and investigations are up 74% from last year. Meanwhile, proponents of decentralized software development models and open collaboration are upset about the FCA aiming to extend KYC/AML regulations to the publication of open source and zero-knowledge software. Also Read: McAfee to Launch Decentralized […]

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Decentralized Finance Projects Are Starting to Ship

Decentralized Finance Projects Are Starting to ShipDefi, defi, defi. You can’t go anywhere in crypto these days without having that contraction thrown at you. 2017 was all about the ICO, 2018 was about surviving the bear market, and early 2019 was a toss-up between IEO and STO. Now, as we prepare to enter Q4 of 2019, it’s all about decentralized finance. […]

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6 Noncustodial Crypto Payment Solutions for Merchants

Six Noncustodial Crypto Payment Solutions for MerchantsYou don’t have to be a bitcoin purist or tech tinkerer to want to accept cryptocurrency without using a third party. With lower merchant fees, greater network uptime, and no chargebacks, noncustodial crypto payments have several advantages over traditional fiat payment systems. Here are six noncustodial options for accepting crypto in-store and online. Also read: […]

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Developer Reveals Token Reward Platform Fueled by Bitcoin Cash

Developer Reveals a Token Reward Platform Fueled by Bitcoin CashThere’s a new crypto platform called Honeypoints that just released for beta testing on Apple’s Testflight. The digital currency application created by two former Bitcoin.com employees aims to fuel merchant adoption with loyalty rewards. The Honeypoints app is meant to stimulate retail acceptance by rewarding customers with unique crypto tokens when they make a purchase […]

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How Coinbase Quietly Became the World’s Biggest Bitcoin Bank

How Coinbase Quietly Became the World’s Biggest Bitcoin BankOn August 15, the San Francisco-based digital currency exchange Coinbase announced that it had acquired the cryptocurrency custody service Xapo’s institutional branch. The business move puts Coinbase in the limelight, making it the largest custodial service for digital assets worldwide, with more than $7 billion under custody. Also Read: Hong Kong Protest Leader Hopes to […]

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PR: Evercoin Announces $1M Pre-Seed Financing With gumi Cryptos and Prominent Blockchain and Open Source Pioneers

PR: Evercoin Announces $1M Pre-Seed Financing With gumi Cryptos and Prominent Blockchain and Open Source PioneersSan Francisco, CA – Evercoin announced today $1M in pre-seed stage financing from gumi Cryptos and prominent Blockchain and Open Source pioneers.

Investors in this round include:

Gumi Cryptos Capital
Roger Ver — Founder, Executive Chairman of Bitcoin.com
Ross Mason — Founder of MuleSoft (sold to Salesforce.com)
Marc Fleury — Founder, CEO of JBoss Open Source (sold to Redhat)
John Pigott — Founder, CEO of the ABE Exchange
Eman Pulis — Founder, CEO of Malta Blockchain Summit

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Testing Haven, OB1’s New Social Media and Crypto Marketplace App

Testing Haven: OB1's New Social Media and Crypto Marketplace AppOn Monday, OB1, the development team who created the crypto-infused marketplace Openbazaar, launched a new platform called Haven. The application is a mobile version of the Openbazaar marketplace, but also includes social media, end-to-end encrypted messaging, and noncustodial wallet services for a variety of digital assets. The following is a review of the Haven application […]

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Swap and Track BCH on the New Shapeshift Suite for Noncustodial Crypto Management

Swap and Track BCH on the New Shapeshift Suite for Noncustodial Crypto ManagementShapeshift, the company that allows traders worldwide to exchange hundreds of cryptocurrency pairs launched its new crypto platform that now offers an integrated suite of digital asset management in a noncustodial fashion. The firm believes the latest release offers a true end-to-end solution that aims to bolster free market finance. Also Read: Bitcoin Cash Scaling […]

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Bitcoin Cash and SLP-Fueled Badger Wallet Launches for iOS

Bitcoin Cash and SLP-Fueled Badger Wallet Launches for iOSOn June 3, the popular bitcoin cash (BCH) light client Badger Wallet launched its open beta version for iOS mobile devices. Now Apple users can download the wallet in order to store, send and receive BCH alongside the ability to do the same with Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens in a noncustodial manner. Also read: […]

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Testing the Noncustodial Button Wallet With BCH Over Telegram Messenger

Testing the Noncustodial Button Wallet With BCH Over Telegram MessengerUsers of the Telegram-infused cryptocurrency Button Wallet can now purchase digital assets through its partnership with the payment processor Wyre. Button Wallet allows users to store, send, and receive cryptocurrencies like BCH, ETH, BTC, LTC, and ETC through the Telegram messaging app. The following is an in-depth review of my experience using Button Wallet after […]

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UK and Europe-Based Users Can Now Buy Bitcoin Cash Inside the Bitcoin.com Wallet

In the summer of 2017, Bitcoin.com launched its open source light client and since then more than 3.8 million wallets have been created. We’ve since added a load of new features to the wallet software and as of April 15, 2019, Bitcoin.com Wallet users in the UK and Europe can purchase bitcoin cash (BCH) directly […]

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Broken Phone? Don’t Sweat It — Restore a Bitcoin Wallet in Minutes

Broken Phone? Don't Sweat it — Restore a Bitcoin Wallet in MinutesWith bitcoin ownership, it’s very important to back up your mnemonic seed phrase in order to restore your funds in case of an emergency. For instance, a device holding a wallet can be broken, get lost or stolen and the backup is the only way to retrieve the funds after these mishaps. The following is […]

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A Privacy-Focused Bitcoin Cash P2P Exchange Is Coming to Bitcoin.com

A Peer-to-Peer Bitcoin Cash Exchange Dedicated to Privacy Is Coming to Bitcoin.comBitcoin.com is always been on a quest to promote Bitcoin adoption. Our educational resources, forums, newsdesk, and other services reflect that mission on a daily basis. Now our web portal is introducing a feature called Local Bitcoin Cash, a service that facilitates the peer-to-peer trading of local currency for bitcoin cash (BCH). The new service […]

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Coinbase Noncustodial Wallet Adds BTC Support and Plans to Add More Assets

Coinbase has announced support for bitcoin core (BTC) in the company’s noncustodial wallet. The wallet was originally originally dedicated to ethereum (ETH), ethereum classic (ETC), ERC721 and ERC20 tokens. The San Francisco based company plans to add more currencies to the wallet in the near future. Also Read: The Daily: F1 Team Gets Crypto Sponsor, Dubai […]

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Support Grows for Bitcoin Proof of Keys on Jan. 3

Support Grows for Bitcoin Proof of Keys on January 3The campaign to see bitcoin withdrawn from third-party wallets to private wallets on Jan. 3 is gaining traction. Over the past week, hundreds of Twitter accounts, including those operated by prominent figures such as Nick Szabo, have appended “[Jan/3 🔑]” to their Twitter handle to show support for the operation, timed to coincide with Bitcoin’s […]

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Atomicpay Launches Private Beta of Digital Currency Payment Gateway

Atomicpay Launches Private Beta of Digital Currency Payment GatewayStartup Atomicpay.io announced the beta launch of its cryptocurrency payment gateway on Dec. 3, with support for six different digital assets. The payment processor eliminates third parties and allows merchants to accept cryptocurrencies in a noncustodial fashion. Also read: US Law Enforcement Wants Blockchain Surveillance Tools for Privacy Coins Developers Launch Cryptocurrency Payment Gateway The private beta version of Atomicpay will be […]

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The Difference Between Custodial and Noncustodial Cryptocurrency Services

The Difference Between Custodial and Noncustodial Cryptocurrency ServicesSince the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) fork occurred recently, it’s a good time to discuss the difference between custodial and noncustodial cryptocurrency services. Newcomers to the digital asset economy often get confused when they hear about a blockchain split and may wonder how they should handle the outcome. Individuals should note that the best solution depends […]

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Preparing for the Looming Bitcoin Cash Fork

Preparing for the Impending Bitcoin Cash ForkOn Nov. 15, the Bitcoin Cash (BCH) network faces a contentious fork and many BCH users have been wondering what to do with their funds before the consensus changes. In order to address some questions concerning the upcoming fork, news.Bitcoin.com has outlined some of the options available for BCH proponents. Also read: A Look at […]

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